News

The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2020 has been released. Check it out & of course as always, please let us know if you have any questions.  pdf LFEMS Annual Report FY20 (1.56 MB)  

Coronavirus UpdateThe Lord Fairfax EMS Council will continue to pass along updates to our EMS agencies, providers, and stakeholders on the novel Coronavirus as we receive them. The Council is currently working with jurisdictions and agencies to ensure that all personnel have appropriate EMS supplies as well as N95 masks and necessary Fit testing. All questions can be directed to the Council office. For additional links to the VA Office of EMS, the VA Department of Health, and the CDC, please click here

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First PageThe Council has released its latest version of the Regional Pre-Hospital Patient Care Protocols, effective August 1, 2019. A modification document is also being provided with the listed changes. Click here to access all related documents. And don't forget that the Council now offers an app with the regional protocols now available for your smartphone! 

StressEMS agencies, get a head start on creating a program for your providers to address mental health concerns and avoid burnout by your providers! The Council now offers a valuable resource that you can use to assist in the creation of a program to address important topics before they become a bigger issue. Click here to go to the CISM page to download "Mental Health for EMS Providers", available as a powerpoint presentation and also a pdf. Get a head start now before this important topic becomes mandatory within the EMS Rules & Regulations for the Commonwealth of VA! 

Got a smart phone? The Council now has a new app for the regional protocols that's live and available for all iOS and Android devices! You should be able to find it with just a search of "Lord Fairfax EMS Council". Please let us know how you like it and if there's any suggested changes or additions. In the coming weeks look for more additions such as upcoming training opportunities! Smart Phone